Map of Forbidden Books

Created on September 19, 2019, 1:44 pm

Last Updated September 24, 2020, 8:45 am

Books are banned around the world. It's illegal to bring a copy of The German Girl into Cuba. Fifty Shades of Grey is completely banned in Malaysia. Want to buy a copy of Murakami's Killing Commendatore in Japan? You better have your ID, to prove you're a legal adult. As for religion, Libyans can't import the Bible in Arabic, in the Maldives the Bible in banned in any language, and the Quran and the Bible are both banned in North Korea. For more information about this list: https://geediting.com/forbidden-books-2019-map/
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One of the most banned and challenged book in school districts in the USA
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All of Paulo Coelho's books are banned in Iran
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Cannot be taught in high school literature classes in Israel.
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Banned in Queensland, Australia. In other parts of Australia, it has to be shrink wrapped and can only be sold to adults.
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Banned in the United Arab Emirates
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Banned in South Korean for all military members and bases
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Only Christians are allowed to own the Bible in Libya. Banned in The Maldives and North Korea.
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Banned in El Salvador
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Entire series banned in Malaysia
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Banned for import into Cuba
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Formerly banned in Nigeria
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Banned in Chile
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Formerly banned in New Zealand
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In Hong Kong, it must be wrapped and only sold to adults.
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Banned in Venice, Italy
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16) Lolita
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Banned in Argentina
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Banned in Austria
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Banned in Eritrea
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Banned in several countries including Kenya, Kuwait, and Liberia
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